Diligence, enthusiasm, and commitment and are all qualities that make a PAT employee successful. While some positions vary in length, all candidates must be available to work from May to September.
Tour Directors are based in Anchorage and must be able to travel for 2 to 16 days away from home base. Tour Directors must have a confident nature and ability to talk in-depth about Alaska history, people and destinations. Additionally, Tour Directors must be willing to share stories of their own adventures in Alaska. Experience in the Alaska visitor industry is preferred, but not required. Tour Director positions are highly competitive.
A motorcoach driver's responsibility is to safely provide transportation throughout the state of Alaska and the Yukon Territory. Additionally, the driver must be willing to interact with guests both on and off the coach and will often provide commentary. The driver will have the opportunity to work as a team with a tour director, while traveling with a group across the state showing the many different landscapes Alaska has to offer.
Motorcoach Drivers will be considered only if they have a clean driving record of no more than 2 traffic violations or accidents within the previous 3 years, and cannot have a history of DUI or DWI. A CDL and two years of professional Alaska motorcoach driving experience is preferred.
Guest Service Representatives (GSRs) are based in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Seward, and Denali. GSRs are often the first point of contact for the guests upon arrival and the last point of contact for guests before they depart Alaska. GSRs must have excellent guest service skills with the ability to communicate effectively and provide solutions to common inquiries or complaints from guests.
Rail Positions are based out of Anchorage. Our deluxe dome rail cars serve are moving restaurants with full food & beverage, bar and espresso service. We are looking for Food Servers, Bartenders, Cooks, and Host Guides to ensure our guests receive a once in a lifetime experience as they travel by train through Alaska. Onboard crew must have excellent guest service skills, be able to work long days (about 14 hours!), and have the ability to work as a team in close quarters with your coworkers. Competitive hourly wage plus tips with lots of overtime opportunity.